"Children and fools always speak the truth. The deduction is plain: adults and wise persons never speak it."Most would agree that lying in most situations is to be avoided. This short story is by one of my favorite liers Samuel Langhorne Clemens, aka Mark Twain. This is a Librivox recording and is in the public domain. You will find it as section 4 of the book The $30,000 Bequest. Read by John Greenman.To me the importance of this story is that we all tells lies and that there is... Topics: Mark, Twain, Heaven, Hell, $30, 000, Bequest, truth, lies
LibriVox recording of The Innocents Abroad by Mark Twain. Read in English by bscottholmes Samuel L. Clemens' (Mark Twain) journey to Europe and the Holy Land in 1866. Reportedly his best selling book. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org.Download M4B 00-19 (180MB)... Topics: librivox, audiobooks
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LibriVox recording of A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, by Mark Twain. Read by John Greenman. A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court is an 1889 novel by American humorist and writer Mark Twain. The work is a very early example of time travel in literature, anticipating by six years H. G. Wells' The Time Machine of 1895 (however, unlike Wells, Twain does not give any real explanation of his protagonist's traveling in time). Some early editions are entitled A Yankee at the Court... ( 3 reviews ) Topics: librivox, literature, audiobooks, humor, time travel, twain, adventure Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of A Dog's Tale, by Mark Twain. Read by Aaron Elliott. This short novel of Twain’s, from 1903, is told from the point of view of a loyal and beloved family pet. Themes of heroics, valor and heart-wrenching tenderness fill this work. The story is also filled with happy events as well as sad ones and is ultimately about what dogs are to us … best friends. A Dog’s Tale is quintessentially Twain. (Summary by Aaron Elliott) For further information, including links to online... Topics: librivox, pd, twain, mark, clemens, samuel, longhorn, sad, dog, animals, pets, tale, story, abuse,... Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
The Million Pound Bank Note by Mark Twain (Audiobook) dramatized by Bryony Lavery Stranded in London, a penniless young American becomes the subject of a Â£20,000 bet between two wealthy English gentlemen. Can he can survive and prosper for a month as the bearer of a 1,000,000 pound bank note? A colorful, bright and vivid dramatization of this charming and surprisingly relevant classic short story, first published in 1893. Brimming with Mark Twain's gentle humor, Henry Adam's plight is sure... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: million, pound, bank, note, mark, twain, BBC, audio, book, classics, novel, listen, read, novella,...
LibriVox recording of The Awful German Language, by Mark Twain. Read by Kirsten Wever. This long essay is a work of mock philology, one of several appendices to Twain’s travel novel, A Tramp Abroad. In it, Twain explains, complains about, and shows how one might improve upon various aspects of the (awful) German language. His examples of precisely how the German language is awful include the famed “separable verb” – which allows one to put the first part of a given verb at the beginning... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Humor, languages, travel, essay, Samuel Clemens, Librivox, audiobook Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of The $30,000 Bequest and Other Stories by Mark Twain. Read by John Greenman. The $30,000 Bequest and Other Stories is a 1906 collection of 30 comic short stories by American humorist and writer Mark Twain. Published just 4 years before his death, this was the last time he chose works from throughout his career, in an effort to show the diversity of his style and the breadth and depth of his interests. (Introduction by John Greenman & Wikipedia ) For further information,... Topics: librivox, audio, twain, stories, humor Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text